Long Reach (Ability)

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Long Reach えんかく
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Generation VII
The Pokémon uses its moves without making contact with the target.

Long Reach (Japanese: えんかく Distant) is an Ability introduced in Generation VII. It is the signature Ability of Rowlet's evolutionary line. This Ability is exclusively obtained as a Hidden Ability.


In battle

If the Pokémon uses a contact move, it will not activate any effects caused by contact.

Outside of battle

Long Reach has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Long Reach

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Rowlet Rowlet Grass Flying Overgrow None Long Reach
Dartrix Dartrix Grass Flying Overgrow None Long Reach
Decidueye Decidueye Grass Ghost Overgrow None Long Reach
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VII games.
  • For Generation III games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation IV or later and Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation V games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VI or later.
  • For Generation VI games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VII.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 遠隔 Yúhngaak
Mandarin 遠隔 / 远隔 Yuǎngé
France Flag.png French Longue Portée
Germany Flag.png German Langstrecke
Italy Flag.png Italian Distacco
South Korea Flag.png Korean 원격 Wongyeok
Spain Flag.png Spanish Remoto

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